Tag Archives: JD 9520R tractor

Like a beehive today

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 The place is busy today.  Extra busy.  The electrician is here, and John and Brandon are assisting him to pull the wires to the top of the new elevator leg.  It will take two sets of … Continue reading

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First rain delay of #plant18

Thursday, May 3, 2018 It is raining this morning, and by the looks of the radar, it could be a strong storm.  We are hoping for a little rain, not a gully-washer.  We were making progress with planting corn and … Continue reading

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#plant18

Saturday, April 28, 2018 Ross will get started with corn planting today.  He and John finished applying the anhydrous ammonia yesterday evening.  They were able to get the corn planter hooked up and loaded in the evening.  I also finished … Continue reading

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It’s a start…

Saturday, April 14, 2018 As I listen to the sound of gentle rainfall outside, I’m thinking a bit of our day yesterday.  It was good in most ways, and typical of a ‘first day’ in the field.  The windy and … Continue reading

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Cosmetic fix

Thursday, March 22, 2018 This morning’s project was merely cosmetic.  I was concerned about the rusty bolt heads in the wheels of the 9520R tractor, so today I hand-brushed some yellow paint on them.  Yesterday’s snow gave a window of … Continue reading

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Keep going

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Today, the shop work includes correcting the tire pressures on the JD 9520R tractor.  We found all manner of tire pressures among the 8 big tires… from 13 to 30 psi.  Now, John and Brandon are … Continue reading

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A step

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Yesterday evening, we finally made a breakthrough with the JD Gen 4 screen.  We were able to get it to read and accept planting prescriptions that were written in JD Operations Center.  (OpCtr).  We had been … Continue reading

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